Fort Blakely, AL
April 2-9, 1865
The Battle of Blakely was fought at Fort Blakely on April 9,
1865 at 5:30 pm
just hours after the surrender of General
Robert E. Lee miles in Virginia.
A Brief Historical Perspective on the American Civil War with
battlefield pictures taken during visits in April 2007.
Blakely or Blakeley? - Blakeley is the correct spelling of the town where Fort Blakely
was situated. It was only spelled without the additional “e” during the Civil War.